New Markets: grow with new products, new customers, new horizons

Host: ScaleUp 360

Location: Online

Cost: FREE


Tuesday, 15th June 2021 at 6:00pm - 8:30pm

What will we cover?

Covid-19 changed everything in the short term and is likely to have long term implications for most of us. Many businesses have had to think about how new markets might feature in the business plan now and as we look towards a post pandemic future.

We start by looking inward and, specifically, at your product range. To do this, we adopt the popular Boston matrix to chart existing market share and market growth for each of your products.

This suggests we should take a step back and consider your business scope: what value you create, how you do it, and who it is for you – not just now, but in the future.

It is then time to turn to the Ansoff matrix to consider the pros and cons of shipping new products and/or entering new markets. There are actually two versions of Ansoff and we go through both to have a comprehensive view of your options.

Before entering a new market, of course, it is essential to gauge demand. A fundamental concept is elasticity, which we can apply to price and income.

A more data centric approach is provided by HDDF: what has driven growth in the past and what is likely to drive it in the future? This enables us to forecast demand.

We end up by considering whether we should even try to create our own market, with an in depth look at Blue Ocean strategy.

What will I learn?

• how to use the BCG matrix to categorise your product line
• which tools help you identify your potential business scope
• why the Ansoff matrix is an essential tool to explore growth strategy
• the importance of price and income elasticity of demand
• how to apply HDDF to forecast demand in a new market
• the merits of adopting a Blue Ocean strategy and the best way to do so.

Book Now

Back to events

Book an Appointment with an Adviser

Your business is unique but the challenges you’ll face in business aren’t, we can help get you through them.

Our free and impartial support is delivered by experienced and expert business advisers, giving you the right advice at the right time for your business. 

Contact us today to access a wealth of support, events, business growth programmes and expert advice.

Heather Bradford
Business Adviser
Image of Heather Bradford
I would like to book an appointment